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Elections in Ukraine: Yanukovych's party in the lead

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During the recent parliamentary elections in Ukraine, President Yanukovych’s led Party of Regions received the most votes, leaving the united opposition’s Batkivshchyna Party, according the partially compiled election data published on Monday.

Party of Regions took the lead with 38.8% of votes. Batkivshchyna Party received 20% of votes, as the data from 14.6% of election sites shows. Initial official results differ from survey results of Ukraine’s voters, which led to believe the proportion of supporters of the Party of Regions would not be so large.

It was reported that the survey results published by the Democratic Initiative Centre, KMIS and the Razumkov Centre on Sunday showed that the Party of Regions received approximately 28% of votes and Batkivshchyna Party – 25%.

A similar picture and number of votes is shown by survey results of other sociological centres.

Partially compiled data shows that the Communist Party of Ukraine received 15.6% of votes. World boxing champion Vitaly Klichko’s led pro-European party UDAR received 12% of votes.

Radical nationalists’ party Svoboda received 6.7% of votes, according to initial results.

Ukraine’s unicameral parliament has 450 seats. Seats are divided using the Hamilton’s method of apportionment.

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